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The US Firearms and Ammunition Market 2015 Edition - Business Research Report

The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: 2015 Edition

Publish Date:Jan 2016
No. of Pages:73

Format : Adobe Reader (PDF) Instant delivery

US$ 800.00

Scope of the Report

The report titled “The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: 2015 Edition” presents a detailed analysis of the US firearms and ammunition market with description of market sizing and growth, market segmentation, exports and imports, market share and economic impact of the industry on the nation. In addition, the report evaluates the key opportunities in the market and summarizes the factors that will be responsible for the growth of the industry. The market size and forecast in terms of value has been provided for the period 2015 to 2019, considering 2014 as the base year. Over the next five years the US firearm and ammunition industry will show major ups and downs in the market. Reasons cited for such ups and downs are increasing interest in games like shooting and hunting, increasing crime rates in the US, strict regulations regarding guns and demilitarization by developed and powerful nations for the sake of world peace.

The report provides detailed analysis of the US firearm and ammunition market segmentation, exports and imports made by the US for a period spanning from 2010 to 2014 etc. The report also provides the detailed information about the growth drivers, current market trends and challenges of the US firearm and ammunition industry. The report also provides the impact of the industry on the US economy with the help of macroeconomic tools like tax payment, job creation etc. by the industry.

Furthermore, the report profiles key market players like Smith and Wesson, VISTA Outdoor Inc., Ruger Corporation and Freedom Group on the basis of attributes such as company overview, recent developments, strategies adopted by the market leaders to ensure growth, sustainability, financial overview and recent developments.

Country Coverage

The US

Company Coverage

Smith & Wesson
VISTA Outdoor Inc.
Freedom Group
Ruger Corporation

Executive Summary

The firearm and ammunition industry is the manufacturer of small arms like pistols, revolvers, tactical rifles, hunting rifles, black powder firearms, and handcuffs as well as other firearm related products and accessories. The US firearm and ammunition industry is a commercial sector of the US economy responsible for innovation, research & development and manufacturing of firearms and ammunition. The firearm and ammunition industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the US economy and contribute actively in economic development of the nation. In addition, the industry also creates a significant number of jobs and paid a sizeable amount of federal and state taxes which ultimately benefits the nation. The US is a hub of production as well as sales of arms and ammunition.

The US firearm industry is broadly divided into two categories; military and non-military. Non-military are further segmented into civilians and law enforcement. It is witnessed that a large number of the US citizens owns a gun because the background check for the licensing of guns is very low which is a key factor to fuel growth of the firearm industry. The US firearm and ammunition industry is predictable to show fast skip on the back of increasing demand of firearms not only in military but also in the other areas of self-defense, and shooting & hunting games. The US is the largest producer and distributor of the firearm and ammunition globally. The US firearm market is segmented on the basis of different types of guns produced. There are basically two main categories of guns; long guns and hand guns which include single shot pistols, multi-barreled pistols, revolvers, semi-automatic pistols, and automatic pistols.

1. Executive Summary

2. The US Firearms and Ammunition Industry

2.1 Overview of the Firearms and Ammunition Market
2.1.1Handgun
Pistol
Revolver
2.1.2 Rifle
2.1.3 Shotgun
2.1.4 Firearm Laws

3. Global Firearms and Ammunition Industry: An Analysis

3.1 Global Firearm and Ammunition Industry by Value: Actual and Forecast
3.2 Firearms and Ammunition: Split by Product Segments
3.3 Firearms and Ammunition: Split by End Market

4. The US Firearms Market: An Analysis

4.1 The US Firearms Market Split: Military & Non Military
4.2 The US Firearms Market: Share of Gun Sales by Type
4.3 The US Firearms Market Segmentation: Long Gun & Handguns
4.3.1 The US Long Gun Market - Sizing and Growth: Actual & Forecast
4.3.2 The US Handguns Market- Sizing and Growth: Actual & Forecast

5. The US Firearms Trade - Exports & Imports

5.1 Total Handguns Exports and Imports by Volume
5.2 Total Rifles Exports and Imports by Volume
5.3 Total Shotguns Exports & Imports by Volume
5.4 Total Pistols Exports and Imports by Volume
5.5 Total Revolvers Exports and Imports by Volume
5.6 Share of Firearms Market by Country
5.7 Share of Export of Firearms by Country
5.8 The US Share of Firearms Export to Different Countries
5.9 The US Share of Firearms Import to Different Countries

6. The US Ammunition Industry: An Analysis

6.1 The US Military Ammunition Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
6.2 The US Military Ammunition Market by Segments
5.2.1 Small Caliber market by Value: Actual and Forecast
6.2.2 Artillery Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
6.2.3 Mortar Caliber Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
6.2.4 Medium Caliber Market by Value: Actual and Forecast

7. Firearms & Ammunition Industry: Economic Impact in the US

7.1 Jobs Created by Firearms and Ammunition Industry
7.2 Wages Earned from Firearms and Ammunition Industry
7.3 Taxes Generated from Firearms and Ammunition Industry
7.3.1 Business Taxes
7.3.2 Excise Tax

8. Competitive Landscape

9. Market Dynamics of Firearms and Ammunition Market

9.1 Growth Drivers
9.1.1 Increased Interest in Shooting Games
9.1.2 Increase in Number of Background Checks
9.1.3 Increasing Demand of Guns for Self Defense
9.1.4 Increased Terrorist attacks
9.1.5 Growing Demand in Military

9.2 Challenges
9.2.1 Adoption of Demilitarization
9.2.2 Increasing Research & Development Expenses
9.2.3 Increasing Gun Control Laws
9.2.4 Increasing Prices of Guns and Ammunition

9.3 Market Trends
9.3.1. Innovative Technology of Smart Guns
9.3.2 Increase in Gun Ownership by Women

10.1 Smith and Wesson

10.1.1 Business Overview
10.1.2 Financial Overview
10.1.3 Business Strategy

10.2 Vista Outdoor Inc.
10.2.1 Business Overview
10.2.2 Financial Overview
10.2.3 Business Strategy

10.3 Ruger Corporation
10.3.1 Business Overview
10.3.2 Financial Overview
10.3.3 Business Strategy

10.4 Freedom Group (Remington Outdoor Co.)
10.4.1 Business Overview
10.4.2 Financial Overview
10.4.3 Business Strategy
Figure 1: Types of Firearm
Figure 2: Semi-Automatic Pistol
Figure 3: Revolver Gun
Figure 4: Semi Auto Battle Rifle
Figure 5: Tactical Pump Shotgun
Figure 6: Global Firearm and Ammunition Industry by Value; 2010-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 7: Global Firearm and Ammunition Industry by Value; 2015-2019E (US$ Billion)
Figure 8: Split by Product Segment: Firearms & Ammunition; 2014
Figure 9: Firearm and Ammunition by End Market; 2014
Figure 10: Split of US Firearm Market; 2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 11: Split of the US Firearm Market- Non-Military, 2014
Figure 12: Share of Gun Sales by Type; 2014
Figure 13: The US Long Gun Market by Value; 2010-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 14: The US Long Gun Market by Value; 2015-2019E (US$ Billion)
Figure 15: The US Handgun Market by Value; 2010-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 16: The US Handgun Market by Value; 2015-2019E (US$ Billion)
Figure 17: The US Handguns Exports & Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (Thousand units)
Figure 18: The US Rifles Exports and Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (Thousand units)
Figure 19: The US Short guns Exports and Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (Thousand units)
Figure 20: The US Pistols Exports and Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (Thousand units)
Figure 21: The US Revolvers Exports and Imports by Volume; 2010-2014 (Thousand units)
Figure 22: Share of Firearms Market by Country; 2014
Figure 23: Share of Exports of Firearms by Country; 2014
Figure 24: The US Share of Firearm Exports to Different Countries; 2014
Figure 25: The US Share of Firearm Imports to Different Countries; 2014
Figure 26: Total Military Ammunition Market by Value; 2013-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 27: Total Military Ammunition Market by Value; 2015-2019E (US$ Billion)
Figure 28: Small Caliber Market by Value, 2013-2014 (US$ Million)
Figure 29: Small Caliber Market by Value, 2015-2019E (US$ Million)
Figure 30: Artillery Market by Value, 2013-2014 (US$ Million)
Figure 31: Artillery Market by Value, 2015-2019E (US$ Million)
Figure 32: Mortar Caliber Market; 2013-2014 (US$ Million)
Figure 33: Mortar Caliber Market; 2015-2019E (US$ Million)
Figure 34: Medium Caliber Market; 2013-2014 (US$ Million)
Figure 35: Medium Caliber Market; 2015-2019E (US$ Million)
Figure 36: Direct Economic Impact of Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 37: Total Economic Impact of Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 38: Direct Jobs Created in Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014
Figure 39: Total Jobs Created in Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014
Figure 40: Direct Wages Paid in Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 41: Total Wages Paid in Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 42: Federal Taxes Generated by Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 43: State Taxes Generated by Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Billion)
Figure 44: Excise Taxes Generated by Arms and Ammunition Industry; 2008-2014 (US$ Million)
Figure 45: Top 10 US Firearms Manufacturers (2013)
Figure 46: VSTO Market Share vs Market Leader by Category; 2014
Figure 47: Number of Background Checks by NICS; 2010-2014 (in Trillion)
Figure 48: Reason for Ownership of Guns in the US; 2014
Figure 49: Smith & Wesson Revenue; 2010-2014 (US$ Million)
Figure 50: Ruger Corporation Revenue; 2010-2014 (US$ Million)
Figure 51: Freedom Group Revenue; 2010-2014 (US$ Million)
Figure 52: Vista Outdoor Inc, Revenue, 2010-2014 (US$ Million)
Table 1: Type of Rifles
Table 2: Laws/Acts Enforced on Firearms and their Enactment Date
Table 3: Economic Impact of the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Industry in the US; 2014
Table 4: Taxes Generated from Firearms and Ammunition in the US; 2014
Table 5: Leading Players of US Arms & Ammunition Market
Table 6: Leading Players of US Arms & Ammunition Market